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- Full Title
To direct the Commandant of the Coast Guard to issue regulations requiring pilots of certain vessels to carry and utilize a portable electronic device equipped for navigational purposes, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
2/13/2008--Introduced.Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act - Directs the Coast Guard's Commandant to issue regulations requiring: (1) that any pilot serving on a self-propelled, commercial vessel of at least 300 ...
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Feb 13, 2008
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Feb 13, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1100 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5428”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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H.R. 1100 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5428 — 110th Congress: Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5428
“H.R. 5428 — 110th Congress: Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5428>
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